image copyright image caption Evan Rachel Wood has been in a relationship with Marilyn Manson for three years
American actress Evan Rachel Wood claimed that singer Marilyn Manson had it " horribly abused "during their three-year relationship in the late 2000s.
Manson and Wood started dating in 2007 and got engaged in 2010, but broke up later in the year.
Manson denied the allegations, saying they were "horrible distortions of reality ".
Wood has previously stated that she is a survivor of rape and domestic violence, without naming the person accused.
Following theWood's allegations, Loma Vista Recordings - who released Manson's most recent albums - said in a statement on Twitter that he would no longer work with the artist and stop promoting his latest album " effective immediately ".
American television channel Starz has stated that Manson 's appearance in the fantasy drama American Gods will be deleted from a future episode.
' Brainwashed '
On Monday, Wood alleged that Manson was his attacker for the first time via a statement posted on his Instagram account.
"The name of my attacker is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson "said the Westworld actress.
" He started treating mewhen I was a teenager and abused myself horribly for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated until submission. "
image copyright image caption Marilyn Manson ended an interview last year after being asked about her relationship with Wood
She added: "I'm done living in the fear of reprisals, slander or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man and call on the many industries that made him possible, before he ruins more lives. I stand in solidarity with the many victims who are no longer silent. "
Manson responded to the allegations in his own Instagram post Monday night, saying : "Obviously, my art and my life have been the subject of controversy for a long time, but these recent claims about me are horrible distortions of reality.
"My intimate relationships have always been fully consensual with like-minded partners. No matter how - and why - others now choose to distort the past, it is the truth, ”he adds. d.
Several other women came forward via social media platforms on Monday to make similar statements accusing Manson of abuse.
What are the allegations?
- Ashley Walters says that she worked for Manson full time as a personal assistant. She claims that'he frequently became violent' and threw glass plates and heavy objects. She alleges that Manson proposed her for sex with collaborators and continued to harass her after their professional relationship ended. She says she is now battling PTSD and depression.
- Gabriella, also known as artist SourGirrrl, claims that Manson tied her up and gang raped her times. She claims that he forced her to take drugs with him and asked her to make a "blood pact " with him by cutting off both of her hands with broken glass. She says she spent Christmas in the hospital after attempting to kill herself, and since breaking up with him she has been diagnosed with PTSD and still suffers from nightmares.
- Sarah McNeilly claims that she was thrown against the wall and Manson "threatened to hit me in the face with a baseball bat." She alleges she was locked in rooms when she was "bad", "verbally berated for hours" and felt worthless . She says she now suffers from PTSD and mental health issues.
- Ashley Lindsay Morgan alleges that she was not allowed to eat, sleep or sleep leave Manson's house. She claims Manson cuts and b fired her and asked her to bring her some Nazi memorabilia. She says she suffers from PTSD, anxiety and night terrors.
A guitar technician who has toured with Manson, Dan Cleary, once said on Twitter that Manson turned Wood " into a different person "during his tour, adding: " He is broke. "
" I then started working for him as a personal assistant in 2014-2015 "said Cleary. " I saw many my own eyes, time and time again, that he was a violent and abusive boyfriend to his [girlfriend] Lindsay. Over the period of almost two years, I saw her in tears and yelling at her and belittling her more often than I 't.
"He threatened to kill her, to cut her up, bury her, embarrass her to the world. Making her cry and fear him made him feel good. He reminded her that she would be homeless without him and would make fun of his disabled family member learning. "
Cleary claimed that several people around Manson were aware of the alleged abuse, but did not say anything because of the " code "and for fear of losing theirwork.
'Bouts of extreme jealousy '
Wood a previously mentioned raped and abused in interviews and on social media and in 2019 she created the Phoenix law, which extends the domestic violence preion period from three to five years.
The bill was enacted by California Governor Gavin Newsom in October 2019 and came into effect in January 2020.
At the time, Wood testified in Congress that his attacker had concealed an addiction to drugs and alcohol from him, and "had bouts of extreme jealousy, which often led him to destroy our house, to corner me in a room and threaten me ".
A representative for Manson previously said it would be " inappropriate to likenter "a personal testimony.
Last year, Manson finished an interview with Metal Hammer shortly after being asked about his relationship with Wood and other women, at in light of the actress 'testimony.
Manson's team has previously defended a quote from a 2009 interview he did with Spin, in which he said about Wood: "I have fantasies every day about smashing his skull with a sledgehammer. " component = "text-block ">
His representatives have stated that his words were "obviously a theatrical interview with a rock star promoting a new record, and not a factual account ".
Wood, 33, is known for roles in films such as The Wrestler and The Ides of March. She has voiced characters in films such as Frozen II and Asterix andthe Vikings.
She is best known for playing android dolores Abernathy in the HBO series Westworld, a role she has been playing since 2016.
Manson, 52 years old , has released 11 studio albums since 1994, three of which reached the UK top 10.
His biggest hit single was a cover of Soft Cell's Tainted Love, which reached number five in 2001.
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